M.Sc. - Microbiology M.Sc. Microbio

School of Life & Basic Sciences

This course helps learners to specialize in any of the applied research areas, through one of the chosen electives/specialized papers and work in the field of Medical Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology and Environmental Microbiology. This discipline emphasizes the recent trends in the industry that focus on production of compounds like insulin, interferon, recombinant products, including vaccines.

Specializations Offered

  • Industrial Microbiology 
  • Environmental Microbiology 
  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology

Key Information

Duration

2 Years

Eligibility

Graduation in any stream of Life Science with min. 50%

Selection Procedure

Merit + PI

Scholarship

As per University norms

Industry Internship Programme

As per M.Sc. curriculum, students are required to undergo a six-month industry/ research internship programme, based on which they can submit the dissertation.

Pedagogy

Classroom (both greenboard and ICT based) teaching, experiential learning, online teaching, interactive sessions, guest lectures, seminars and conferences.

Programme Structure

  • Bacteriology
  • Mycology, Phycology & Lichenology
  • Immunology
  • Basic Biomolecules and Enzymology
  • Bioanalytical Techniques
Practicals & Sessionals
  • Bacteriology
  • Mycology, Phycology & Lichenology
  • Immunology
  • Basic Biomolecules and Enzymology
  • Bioanalytical Techniques
  • Virology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Microbial Physiology
  • Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
  • Metabolism of Biomolecules
Practicals & Sessionals
  • Virology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Microbial Physiology
  • Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
  • Metabolism of Biomolecules
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Environmental Microbiology
Practicals & Sessionals
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Dissertation (6 months) – Project Report

Career Prospects

  • On completing the course, the students have various career options in top companies and also in private and public sectors such as food industries, pharmaceutical industries, hospitals, chemical industries, including research and development organizations.
  • Students also learn to get research positions through various examinations such as CSIR-NET, ARS-NET GATE, ICMR, DBT.

Applying for Admissions 2021

All courses in the school are recognized by UGC.

Graduation in any discipline of Life Sciences /Basic Sciences with 50% aggregate.

Yes, the candidate along with his parent or guardian should be present for counseling and admission.

Photostat copies with original documents are required.

No, there is no entrance exam. for M.Sc. in Life Sciences /Basic Sciences.

Marks of qualifying exam + Personal Interview

Examination Fee, Student ID Card, Uniform Charges & Caution Money (Refundable)

No, but there are some other schemes offered to the candidates for taking early admission. Also, the meritorious students are provided one time scholarship.

1 st March, 2020.

After the admission procedure is done for the candidate, Provisional admission letter and fees certificate will be given from the institute. All the formalities with the Bank have to be taken care by the candidate.

All Details are available on university website and University App.

Placement are offered through campus placement. Some students are offered placement at the place they pursue their 6 months dissertation in the 4 th semester. They are also offered placement through alumni links. Students also prefer higher education. Assistance for the same is also given.

Industry: Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Clinical Research, Chemical Industry, Food
industry Bioinformatics, IT Industry,
Academia: CSIR, DBT, ICMR, ICAR Research Labs
Salary: Rs– Rs.2, 50,000 /-3, 50,000 Yearly approx
Functional Area: Research, Production, Maintenance, Quality, Clinical Research

M.Sc. Biotechnology

Industrial Biotechnology, Food Biotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, Microbial Technology

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Industrial Microbiology, Environmental Microbiology, Agricultural Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Medical Microbiology

M.Sc. Botany

Environmental Biotechnology, Plant Biotech and Bioresource Management, Plant Pathology

Value added courses like computer languages C++, Phyton Environmental sustainability and development, Workshop and regular special lectures on recent trends in life sciences from experts, cultural and spots activities are part of learning.

55% in qualifying exam + Entrance Test + Personal Interview

Biotechnology, Microbiology & Botany

Only for selected candidates

No, candidate has to appear for CET.

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